2002 BMW 745i

Highlights


  • MOT’d and ready to drive
  • Top spec model 
  • Only five owners from new


The Appeal


The BMW 745i was a car far ahead of its time. 

Using BMW's new i-drive system it offered drivers a fine introduction to the digital systems with which we are all now familiar. 

But the 745i offered much more than a cutting edge infotainment system; the big V8 up front pushes 325 hp to the rear wheels and combined with a great chassis and innovative driving technology such as the automatic hydraulically controlled anti roll bar the 745i is a fantastic car to drive. 

Going from 0-60 in 6 seconds in ultimate comfort and devouring corners like a car half its weight, it makes for a hard to beat driving experience. 

The History and Paperwork


  • MOT until March 2023
  • A selection of historic MOTs
  • Original owners manuals
  • V5 present

The Interior


  • Good condition overall
  • Exceptionally well appointed interior with a superb level of comfort and finish
  • Everything works exactly as it should
  • Dashboard wooden trim and instruments are all in good condition
  • The driver's seat shows heavy signs of wear, but is free from splits and tears
  • Door cards and carpets are both in good condition
  • The headlining has begun to sag in a few placed but is otherwise good

Sliding in behind the wheel of this big luxury cruiser you can instantly feel the quality of this big BMW. 

With the opulent wooden trim, deep fully electric (both heating and adjustment) seats, an enclosed cockpit and extensive soundproofing this car provides a high level of driving comfort and luxury. 

Looking down the long bonnet gives some hint of the other side of this car; you know that there is a big V8 hiding just underneath. 

The interior of the 745i has a huge array of switches and controls, and the level to which you can customise your driving experience is outstanding for a car of this period. 

It also features a DVD player (mounted in the boot), sat-nav and a BMW branded car phone. 

The Exterior


  • Fair condition overall
  • Wheels show significant signs of wear
  • Four good tyres
  • Paintwork generally in good condition with some imperfections 

The 745i is a big imposing car with classic BMW styling and creates a strong impression wherever it goes. 

Finished in black with large silver BMW alloy wheels and tinted windows it’s a fantastic looking car. 

The wheels could do with some refurbishment and the paintwork does have some small stone chips on the front, however these details are only apparent on closer viewing; the car still looks good and can be counted on to make an impression.

The Mechanics


  • MOT until March 2023
  • Starts easily and runs well
  • The owner reports that it drives exactly as it should
  • No unusual or unwanted noises

The big V8 springs to life easily and idles very quietly, in day to day driving the car is smooth and quiet, but put your foot down and the engine sounds fantastic. 

The current owner reports that the car drives perfectly with no issues. With MOT until March 2023 this 745i is ready for the road.

Summary


This 745i provides a fantastic level of luxury coupled with fantastic German build quality and the raw performance that makes BMWs so good to drive. 


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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2002
  • Make BMW
  • Model 745i
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 109,000 Miles
  • Engine size 4398
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Location London
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
16 bids
  • xjl_lov•••• £3,100 25/09/22
  • gbarnol•••• £3,000 25/09/22
  • xjl_lov•••• £2,900 25/09/22
  • gbarnol•••• £2,800 25/09/22
  • dale.pa•••• £2,700 25/09/22
  • irshads•••• £2,500 25/09/22
  • davet99•••• £2,000 25/09/22
  • xjl_lov•••• £1,400 24/09/22
  • timberl•••• £1,300 24/09/22
  • Jangus £1,200 24/09/22

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